PET ADOPTION EVENT SCHEDULED SATURDAY AT KIDS EXPO

PET ADOPTION EVENT SCHEDULED SATURDAY AT KIDS EXPO

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct a pet adoption event this weekend. Available for adoption will be dogs and puppies.
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2009, at the City of Las Cruces Kids Expo, 304 W. Bell Ave., in Mesilla Park. The adoption fee will be $75 per canine, and the fee includes the first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip.

In addition, microchipping for pets that already have homes will be available to the public for $20, and city pet licenses will be available to neutered pets for $5 each. Proof of spay/neuter is required before a license will be issued. Pet owners also must bring current proof of rabies vaccination for each animal to be licensed.

For further information, call the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley at (575) 382-0018. People who are hearing-impaired can call (575) 541-2182.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.